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Cune Crianza 2016

Cune Crianza

2016
Rioja (Spain)
90
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The Cune Crianza is an iconic wine, and one of those which by themselves go a long way to explaining...

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/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Cune Crianza 2016

Type

Red Crianza

Wine region

Rioja (Spain)

Grapes

Tempranillo, Grenache and Mazuelo

Producer

Compañía Vinícola del Norte de España - CVNE

Alcohol content

13.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2016

Review

The Cune Crianza is an iconic wine, and one of those which by themselves go a long way to explaining the history of Rioja. It encompasses all the fine qualities of reds from the Rioja Alta and a good deal of traditional wine-making methods.

The wine is aged in American oak until it acquires the balance and delicateness that characterise it. The aromas of red berries, eucalyptus and pepper intermingle with hints of tobacco leaf, offering a recognisable nose year after year. On the palate it's fresh and complex at the same time, pure harmony.

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  • Vinification material:Wood
  • Ageing period:12 months
  • Type of wood:American oak
  • ViewBright / Violet glints / Cherry red
  • Bouquet:Tobacco / Pepper / Eucalyptus / Berries
  • Mouth:Complex / Fresh / Harmonious
  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 15º C and 17º C

Customer reviews

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by: Bron (2 Mar) - Vintage 2016

good value

Modern style Rioja with fine integrated flavours and at a price that is good value for money. An easy drinking red.

by: Shaun Towers (27/11/2019) - Vintage 2016

Better than the 2015

I have purchased around 40 bottles of the 2015 vintage (50 cl) and am thoroughly enjoying them. My last order was short on 3 bottles so Vinissimus substituted 3 bottles of this for me to try. I am really glad they did, it is more expensive but has a greater depth of flavour and I will most definitely be buying more!

by: Leah (04/09/2019) - Vintage 2016

A great wine for any occasion

This wine is a lovely wine, that could be served at dinner time, at a wedding, or on its own. For the price its a well balanced wine.

by: Gavinc (23/05/2019) - Vintage 2016

Smooth, easy drinking Rioja

This is a very good wine for the price. Has all the nice Rioja features in an understated way. Always good to have a few bottles in my collection for an unfussy and easy to drink wine. 2016 is a good year.

by: JCC (23 Feb) - Vintage 2016

Correcto, relación calidad precio muy buena

Muy correcto, relación calidad precio muy buena, lo recomiendo sin lugar a dudas, bueno sin más pretensiones, para tener en casa

Compañía Vinícola del Norte de España - CVNE

Compañía Vinícola del Norte de España - CVNE

The Compañía Vinícola del Norte de España, CVNE —or 'Cune', as it's known locally in Haro— was founded in 1879 and was one of the first wineries in La Rioja to bottle wine. What started out as the project of two brothers (Raimundo and Eusebio Real de Asúa) continues today in the hands of the same family (now the fifth generation) and comprises four wineries: CVNE, Imperial (an independent winery within the original CVNE winery), Viña Real and Viñedos del Contino. ...